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Lecturer, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

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Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Sciences, Level B

  • located at the Waite campus, the pre-eminent agricultural and wine science research site in the Southern Hemisphere
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Continuing Lecturer in Oenology

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

The Faculty of Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. As the first university in Australia to grant degrees in science (1882), science has long been at the cornerstone of the institution and this continues today. As a research and education leader in fields such as agriculture, food & wine, animal & veterinary sciences, biological sciences, and physical sciences, the Faculty offers an exciting and innovative work environment.

The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine is embedded in the Faculty of Sciences. The school is located at the University's Waite campus, the pre-eminent agricultural and wine science research site in the Southern Hemisphere. The School offers academic programs in food and nutrition science, applied biology, agricultural science, viticulture and oenology and plant biotechnology. The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine has world-class expertise and facilities in human nutrition, agricultural and plant sciences, plant breeding, viticulture and oenology and biochemistry. The School is home to a range of research centres and works closely with a number of co-located partners including CSIRO (Agriculture, Land & Food), South Australian Research & Development Institute and Australian Wine Research Institute.

The appointee will be required to teach and coordinate undergraduate and postgraduate subjects in wine, undertake original research, supervise postgraduate students, and be involved in the wine making activities of the department.

Salary: (Level B) $96,135 to $113,788 per annum

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% may apply.

Term of position: This continuing position is available immediately.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  1. Tertiary qualification in Wine or Food Microbiology or other relevant discipline, with at least 3 years postdoctoral experience.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  1. A strong track record in research with a background in oenology or related field, evidenced by papers in peer-reviewed journals, trade journals, patents or equivalent.
  2. A track record in teaching at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels, including demonstrated capacity to relate to students from a variety of backgrounds.
  3. Demonstrated success in attracting external research funding and to initiate and lead research activities, particularly in collaboration with industry.
  4. Research interests in areas relevant for collaboration within the School

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact

Professor Vladimir Jiranek,

Telephone: 831 36651,

Position:  Professor in Oenology

Email:  vladimir.jiranek@adelaide.edu.au

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Closing date: 11.55pm, 8 October 2018

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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